If you suspect that a child is being abused, abandoned or neglected, contact the agency listed below, call your local child protective services agency, or call 9-1-1. Here is a link to the Rhode Island state agency for children services and the telephone number to report child abuse and neglect in Rhode Island:
Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families
If you do not get an answer at the above number Childhelp (800-422-4453) for assistance.
Childhelp® USA is a non-profit agency which can provide reporting numbers, and has Hotline counselors who can provide referrals.
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